[Roy Edroso dissects the right-wing blogosphere in this weekly feature] Let's be honest -- we really don't want to talk about last week's big, horrible news stories. The Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 story is too disturbing and, aside from the usual it's-all-Obama's-fault knee-jerks, not much diffe ... More >>
"I Never Thought I'd Want My Mom to Love a Murderer Until I Met This Bloody Hunk."
Feels like the...
Two actresses we love steam it up in new films
Unreality packs Woody Allen's latest comedy, and that's not so bad
WikipediaAt Monday night's screening of Dirty Dancing, hosted by Jezebel for the New York Abortion Access Fund at Cinema Village, one attendee asked screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein to entertain the audience with what would have been some fan fiction. "I'm wondering if in your mind you have an ... More >>
The writer-director takes his suburban pathos and personal anxiety to the Sunshine State
Where can we get boob pads?
The first time you saw these commercials you may have even liked them, and gone away humming the tunes. But by the umpteenth repetition, you wanted to scream--and strangle the producer who made them. 5. Subway's relentless compaign to cover the city in crappy heros makes the racial stereotyping, ... More >>
Getting fired sux, but Jason Reitman says u will b OK l8r
Kimya Dawson, "Loose Lips" (MP3) The venue's bigger (thanks, Juno!), and the crowd will likely skew younger, but let no one forget that Kimya Dawson was a local long before she helped make Diablo Cody famous. She is apparently unchanged by all the attention—her plans for a new, market-resistant ... More >>
My column this week goes into yet more sexuality talk about Juno star Ellen Page, so I’m bracing myself for the usual rounds of “How dare you?” and “Who cares?” In defense, let me once again get out the same rationales that I dug up when outing Methuselah and tell you why this sort of thin ... More >>
Kimya Dawson comes home
I mean, come on already, is she??? You know, Lebanese! She certainly dresses like a, you know, tomboy. And if you google "Ellen Page boyfriend," not a whole lot comes up, except for a link to some interview where she refers to an old beau. And if you google "Ellen Page dating," you get the news that ... More >>
Writer's cramp? No, a nonstop stream of diary during the Oscars telecast.
So, at last night's budget meeting (which, if you're watching this season of The Wire, you'd know as the meeting when editors determine what goes where in the paper), were the powers-that-be swilling coffee out of their Garfield "Mondays Suck" mugs? We think so, because that has to be the only reaso ... More >>
Fashion Week proves wearing, even to us model citizens
Backed by producer Paul Mezey, a group of like-minded filmmakers work outside of the indie machine
Familiar themes still flood the festival zone, but a couple of gems manage to shine through
The heroines of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days don't get to play pregnancy indie-cute
From the seer, suckers: The nominees, plus trash talk about some non-nominees
On the precipitous rise of the cloying, maddening, occasionally devastating Kimya Dawson
Watching a career sore. And hearing amid the praise for Day-Lewis: 'Huston. We have a problem.'
Steel yourself for 2008 with a look back at the year's best scripts
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)
Teen pregnancy, hilarious and sweet, in the indie-licious Juno
Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
Where old masters, drunk teenagers, and Asia Argento make the fest's first week a blast